Ten Days Course on Research Methodology for Ph.D. Scholars in

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
Scientific Objects and Digital Cosmopolitanism Summer School
Co-organized by Manipal Centre for Philosophy and
Humanities (Manipal, India) and
the Cosmopolitanism and the Local in Science and Nature
project (www.CosmoLocal.org)
July 20-24, 2015
Manipal University, Manipal, India
Applications from post-graduate and doctoral students in the fields of
philosophy, philosophy of science and social sciences, history and
philosophy of science, science and technology studies, and cognate
fields are invited for a five days summer school in Manipal. The theme
will be on the nature of contemporary scientific objects and the
framework of Digital Cosmopolitanism through which we can understand
the contexts of exchange and contact of this new ontology of scientific
objects. The summer school will consists of background sessions led
by Arun Bala (NUS, Singapore), Gordon McOuat (University of King’s
College, Canada), Sundar Sarukkai (MCPH, India) and other academicians
with recognized expertise in the theme.
Applications should include the following 1. Description of research interests and their relevance to the school
(max. 300 words)
2. Brief CV / resume highlighting relevant skills, experience and
training
3. One signed letter of recommendation from a supervisor, director
of graduate studies, or other faculty member familiar with
applicant’s research interests
4. Applications should be sent to MCPH Office ([email protected])
with a copy to Varun Bhatta ([email protected])
Ten Days Course on Research Methodology
for Ph.D. Scholars in Social Sciences
(April 16-25, 2015)
(Sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research
(ICSSR), New Delhi)
Organized by
Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research
Drive-in Road, Thaltej, Ahmedabad – 380054
Applications are invited for Ten Days Research Methodology
Course for Ph.D. Students in Social Sciences during April,
16-25, 2015. The objective of the course is to improve research
skills and competence of young social scientists to undertake
policy oriented research studies (both qualitative and quantitative)
in social sciences. The participants will be exposed to theories
and practical applicability of the research methods and research
tools used in social science research. The approach will be
classroom lectures, field training and practical exercises.
The participants (30 in all) will be provided free boarding and
lodging facility in the campus on twin sharing basis. No programme
fee will be charged and the Institute will reimburse to and fro
sleeper class train/bus fare to outstation participants. Selected
candidates will be intimated in the last week of March, 2015.
Deadline for applications: March 23, 2015
Interested candidates may send their application form in the
prescribed format downloadable from SPIESR website (www.
spiesr.ac.in) to Dr. Hansa Jain, Sardar Patel Institute of Economic
and Social Research, Drive-in Road, Thaltej, Ahmedabad – 380054
(Gujarat) or email to [email protected] and cc to
[email protected] Applications should be duly forwarded
by the Research Supervisor/ Principal/Dean and should include
their CV, Ph.D. proposal/ synopsis and a copy of their Ph.D.
registration certificate.
For more information, visit http://wp.me/p23iaE-11K
Last date of receiving applications: 20th March, 2015.
There is a registration fee of Rs 1500, which will include accommodation.
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School of Corporate Governance & Public Policy invites
Research Proposals for Award of Grant in Corporate Governance
The School of Corporate Governance and Public Policy,
at Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) has been
established by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA),
Government of India to act as a think-tank and centre of
excellence to support the growth of the corporate sector
in India. The School invites research proposals from
research scholars and professionals working in
academia, corporate sector or any other sector to
conduct research in an corporate governance.
INFORMATION
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to conceptual, methodological/experiential or those
with policy orientation on the subject of Corporate
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The Research Study will have an average allocation
broadly ranging between Rs 1 lakh to 5 lakhs, and is
required to be completed in one to two years.
IICA will hold the Intellectual Property Right on the
outcome of the proposal (research report/working
paper)
Only Indian citizens will be eligible for the grant.
For eligibility and other details, download the
invitation for grant and submit the proposals in
accordance to the application pro forma provided
along with the invitation and mail or post it in a
sealed envelope super scribed “Research Proposals
for Award of Research Grant on Corporate
Governance” to the address given below.
CONTACT ADDRESS FOR COMMUNICATION AND DELIVERY
DEADLINE FOR
SUBMISSION OF
RESEARCH PROPOSALS
22ND MARCH 2015
Dr Niraj Gupta, Associate Professor,
School of Corporate Governance and Public Policy,
Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), 3rd Floor,
Plot-P 6, 7, 8, Sector 5, IMT Manesar - 122050, Dist. Gurgaon, Haryana
For application form and any information visit www.iica.in, or call at +91-9540100033
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Call for Papers and Participation
Directed Initiative, a well known NGO in association with the
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